Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing.
2 Corinthians 7:6
Nevertheless God, who comforts the humble, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made whole.
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus, Thou hast afflicted me, and I was chastised as an indomitable bullock: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God.
And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and of prayer, and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn over him as one mourns for his only son, afflicting themselves over him as one afflicts himself over his firstborn.
I say unto you that likewise there shall be more joy in heaven over one sinner that repents than over ninety-nine just persons, who need no repentance.
testifying both to the Jews and also to the Gentiles, repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 2:16
to the one we are the savour of death unto death and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?
2 Corinthians 10:8
For though I should glory somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord has given us for edification, and not for your destruction, I shall not be ashamed,
2 Corinthians 13:8
For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.
Then he said, Go and tell this people, Hear indeed, but do not understand; and see indeed, but do not perceive.
Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.